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Guide to CS50
Computer Science

Harvard Approves Joint Yale CS50 Venture, Malan Says

Harvard’s approval was the final step necessary for a joint Harvard-Yale CS50 venture, which was first reported in The Crimson in October and approved by Yale faculty in early November.

Playing Catch Up?
SEAS

Profs Urge Interdisciplinarity in CS Expansion

Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.

iLab
Student Groups

i-lab Hosts Hackathon for Trans Issues

The teams of college students and community members from around New England participated in a “hackathon” aimed at generating technological solutions to issues facing the transgender community.

Steve Ballmer Gives Back
SEAS

Computer Science Faculty To Increase by 50 Percent with Ballmer Gift

The donation, from former Microsoft CEO and longtime donor Steven A. Ballmer '77, will fund 12 professorships in the field.

Computer Science

Yale Faculty Approves CS50 Venture; Harvard Mum

The course proposal was already approved on Oct. 16 by Yale’s Course of Study Committee for a three-year trial period, but the vote at the monthly faculty meeting officially completes the approval process on Yale’s end.

Undergraduate Council

Bol Authorized Study that Photographed Faculty, Students in Class without Notice

Bol’s comments came in response to a question from Computer Science professor Harry R. Lewis ’68, who said he learned of the photographing—which took place during the spring 2014 semester—from two of his colleagues.

Lights, Camera, CS50
Computer Science

News Analysis: Potential CS50 Partnership Could Model Future Collaboration

If approved, Yale's proposal to adopt a version of CS50 could lay the foundation for a new model of inter-university curricular partnerships in an era of institutional experimentation with online education.

Introduction
SEAS

Introduction

Pavlos Protopapas introduces Chris H. Wiggins, Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times in Maxwell-Dworkin G115 on Friday Afternoon. Wiggins spoke at the Data Science at The New York Times talk, hosted by the Institute for Applied Computational Science.

Segments to Algorithms
SEAS

Segments to Algorithms

Chris Wiggins, chief data scientist at The New York Times, speaks about the development of data, from segments in the 19th century to algorithms today, in Maxwell-Dworkin G115 on Friday afternoon.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

A Cross-Country Battle over American Higher Education.

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Murray To Resign as SEAS Dean at Year's End

Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
FAS

Two-Thirds of SEAS Faculty Will Move to Allston in 2019

Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.

Harvard Computer Society
College

Rebooting the Harvard Computer Society

The Harvard Computer Society—the five-person group that manages more than 7,000 student mailing lists—is finalizing a transition from on-campus servers to the cloud.

First Day of CS50
College

Yale Considers Proposal To Offer CS50 Next Fall

If the proposal is approved, Malan’s CS50 lectures would be streamed to Yale, where an on-the-ground instructor and support staff will hold standard sections and office hours, according to Yale Computer Science Department head Joan Feigenbaum.

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning
SEAS

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning

Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera, talks in a crowded lecture hall on Thursday at Maxwell Dworkin about deep learning in computer programs, inspired by human neural networks.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads